After two draws, Real Madrid returned to success on Sunday by beating Celta Vigo at home (4-0), thanks in particular to a new goal from Vinicius, to maintain their lead at the top of the Spanish championship.

Still leader with seven lengths ahead of Girona (2nd, 62 pts) and eight ahead of its great rival FC Barcelona (3rd, 61 pts), Real (69 pts) is now ahead of its neighbor Atlético (4th, 55 points). ).

Deprived of their English prodigy Jude Bellingham, suspended, the Merengues once again relied on his attacking partner Vinicius Junior, opportunistic to open the scoring in two stages after a header from Rüdiger poorly repelled by the Celta goalkeeper Vicente Guaita (21st, 1-0).

Real widened the gap at the end of the match with two new goals, one against his camp from the Spanish goalkeeper (80th, 2-0), unexpected hero of the evening with several decisive saves, the other from Carlos Dominguez ( 88th, 3-0).

Turkish hopeful Arda Guler, 19, scored his first goal in the Merengue jersey after added time (90th 4, 4-0).